How To Punctuate Compound Sentences

 

Option 1

 

, and

 

 

, but

 

 

, for

 

(Independent Clause)

, nor

(Independent Clause)

 

, or

 

 

, so

 

 

, yet

 

 

Priscilla headed quickly for her office, but she was late for the meeting nonetheless.

 

Option 2

(Independent Clause)

;

(Independent Clause)

 

She did her work on the computer; none of the programs ran correctly.

 

Option 3

(Independent Clause)

.

(Independent Clause)

 

Option 4

 

; then

 

 

; moreover

 

 

; however

 

 

; further

 

(Independent Clause)

; nevertheless

(Independent Clause)

 

; indeed

 

 

; therefore

 

 

; in fact

 

 

; thus

 

 

Jennifer headed straight for the meeting; nevertheless she was late as usual.